Tag: Albuquerque

Apr 14

Cover Confusion

You might notice two different covers for Could It Be Magic, the latest book in The Land of Enchantment series. This one, with the photo of Albuquerque and the Sandia Mountains in the background… …and this one. I’m doing some A/B testing to see which cover readers prefer. What are your thoughts?

Jan 30

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 15

Could It Be Magic - Kathlena L. Contreras

Could It Be Magic is now available on Amazon, iTunes, B&N and other major ebook retailers. I hope you enjoy the book! Snow Day It shouldn’t have been obvious. But watching Melodie’s gaze travel around the living room, Amethyst was afraid it was. The tablet that wasn’t hers, sitting on the round maple table by …

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Jan 21

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 14

Second Thoughts Jas wasn’t coming back. Amethyst was sure of it now. She sat by herself at the dining room table eating a stuffed baked potato for dinner and pretending the realization didn’t make her stomach upset. It just meant she could have the other potato, the one in the fridge, tomorrow. She looked at …

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Jan 14

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 13

One Step Forward… “Jas,” Amethyst said, “you can’t work from home forever.” He sat at his end-of-the-dining-room-table workstation, sipping from the coffee mug in one hand, clicking and scrolling with the mouse in the other. Today he wore a black sweatshirt that announced Bezos is my Dark Lord in menacing, crackly white letters with a …

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Jan 07

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 12

Drives Me Crazy Amethyst woke to Caramela’s soft boof. Early light filtered through the shades, painting the comforter and bedroom furniture in shades of lavender and blue. Ears up, head raised, the dog faced the bedroom door. For an instant, Amethyst wondered why the door was closed. The sound of the water running in the …

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Jan 01

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 11

Happy New Year! May your year ahead be filled with magic. Stay the Night It was going to be weird. Amethyst hadn’t thought about that part when she suggested that Jas stay with her. But she thought about it now, remembering how strange it had felt when he’d opened her coat closet for her coat. …

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Dec 27

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 10

I hope you had a very merry Christmas, joyous Yule, happy Hanukkah and happy Holidays! We’re knee-deep in snow here, so it’s a good day for reading. If you’ve just dropped in, you can read the beginning of Jas and Amethyst’s romance here. Divide and Conquer Amethyst had brought Caramela with her to the Magus Building …

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Dec 21

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 9

Here’s the next installment of Jas and Amethyst’s romance. Unexpected Visitor That invitation to coffee had been a severe tactical error. After the evening they’d had at (not to mention after) the cocktail party, how else could Jas take their situation but damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead? So here she was at Flying Star, …

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Dec 17

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 8

Since I missed posting a chapter last week, here’s a bonus one. If you missed the beginning, you can read it here. Damned If You Do It was a grueling couple of hours, waiting for Jas. Amethyst touched a heat spell to her tea and made herself eat the sandwich. She tidied up (even though …

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Dec 14

Could It Be Magic – Chapter 7

Oops. I got busy writing this past week and didn’t get a new chapter posted. Sorry. I’ll post two this week to make up for it. Fear of Falling Amethyst woke feeling like she’d been sick with a fever—dizzy, a little fuzzy, physically lighter than she should. She opened her eyes, pulled her arms out …

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